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  • Electronic Data Interchange

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    Definition Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) can be formally defined as 'The transfer of structured data, by agreed message standards, from one computer system to another without human intervention'(Wikipedia, 2007). It represents the application of computer and communications technology to traditional paper-based business processes, supporting innovative changes in those processes. It involves the exchange and transmittal of business documents, such as invoices, purchase orders and shipping notices

  • Electronic Data Interchange

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    Electronic Data Interchange One of the more commonly accepted definitions of Electronic Data Interchange, or EDI, has been "the computer-to-computer transfer of information in a structured, pre-determined format." Traditionally, the focus of EDI activity has been on the replacement of pre-defined business forms, such as purchase orders and invoices, with similarly defined electronic forms."1 EDI is the electronic exchange of information between two business concerns in a specific predetermined

  • The Effectiveness of Electronic Data Interchange on Business

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    of Electronic Data Interchange on Business Effects on Business Electronic Data Interchange Electronic Data Interchange is computer-to-computer transmission of information between two companies, including such documents as purchase orders and invoices. This has helped businesses as it means no paperwork, no records to keep on paper, as everything is recorded electronically. Invoices can be sent as soon as orders are made meaning that everything is speeded up and data is automatically

  • e-Health with Knowledge Management: the Areas of Tomorrow

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    e-Health with Knowledge Management: the Areas of Tomorrow The importance of e-health has grown tremendously these days combined with the concept of knowledge management will serve to enhance the efficiency of e-health initiatives. The term e-health characterizes not only a technical development but also a way of thinking, commitment for networked, global thinking to improve healthcare locally and worldwide by using information system and communication technology. The challenges of the

  • vendor managed inventory

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    Vendor Managed Inventory Vendor Managed Inventory is a means of optimizing supply chain performance, in which the manufacturer is responsible for maintaining the distributors inventory levels. The manufacturer has access to the distributors inventory data and is responsible for generating purchase orders. During this process, the supplier is guided by specified objectives regarding inventory levels, fill rates, and transaction costs. A typical business model without VMI entails that when a distributor

  • Computers

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    cheaper, the home front is on the break of a new frontier of on line information and data processing. The Internet, the ARPANET (Advanced Research Programs Agency Network) spinoff is a channel of uninterrupted information interchange. It allows people to connect to large computer databases that can store valuable information on goods and services. The Internet is quickly becoming a tool for vast data interchange for more than twenty million Americans. New tools are allowing Internet presence an easier

  • ICT Systems and Business

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    but FAX and email cannot completely replace the postal service as original, hard-copy letters are still needed for legal reasons. Products can be ordered on-line via the internet and most businesses now have their own website. Electronic Data Interchange is used to send orders, pay invoices and transfer information generally. Employees are paid using electronic funds transfer. ICT AND MANUFACTURING Many industries now use Computer-Aided Manufacture (CAM), eg. cars are manufactured by

  • global information

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    companies such as transaction processing, providing security, etc. 8.     8. HR (Human Resources): the division of a company which hires employees and takes care of all employee-related matters. 9.     9. EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) — when one business transfers computer-readable data into an agreed-upon format to another business. 10.     10. ISP (Internet Service Provider)—a business that provides access to the Internet via modem, DSL, or TI. They also provide other services such as e-mail, web

  • E-Commerce The Business Aspect

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    electronic data exchange. This made it possible to make transactions electronically from business to customer. The EDI influence can be seen everywhere in our daily lives. When we make a deposit in our bank account from an ATM, when we write a check at the grocery store, when we pay our bills online. The EDI outreach did not only affect the consumers spending online (History). The EDI brought with it three different types of E-Commerce, Electronic Catalogues, Electronic Auctions, and Electronic Data Interchange

  • Swing-N-Slide

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    insist on their vendors communicating via an electronic data interchange (EDI). For five years Swing-N-Slide has used a third-party integrated module written specifically for MAS 90 and MAS 200 for transactions with its 20 biggest customers. “On a busy day, our EDI handles about 175 orders,” notes LaCourse. “I doubt we could do that volume if we had to take orders manually and rekey them into the system. Having an EDI interface means that our data in MAS 200 is very accurate.” Accuracy is also enhanced